10 Unexpected health benefits to kissing

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There’s more to kissing than meets the eye! Not that you really need an excuse (or 10) to make kissing a priority, but you’ll be smearing on your Lip Smackers and puckering up after you discover some of the amazing health benefits of kissing.

Just like laughter, kissing is a fantastic medicine. When done right with someone you care about, kissing creates a rush of well-being, closeness and just warms your heart. That sensual feeling has the power to melt away the tensions of the day and put you  in the present moment. And in the subtle world of Tantra, kissing connects the energetic circuits between the partners and is essential to creating energetic union.

You’ll be interested to know that kissing releases oxytocin, the bonding hormone, and dopamine, which brings about feelings of happiness and euphoria. And if you really want a practical angle on it, swapping saliva and sharing germs can help boost your immune system – (but make sure you know who you’re kissing)

So don’t skimp on the kissing in a mad rush to get on with the rest of it – you might be missing out on what makes it all so good to begin with.

Medical studies have demonstrated these 10 amazing health benefits of kissing:

1. Live 5 years longer
Those who kiss their lovers goodbye each morning live five years longer than those who don’t.

2. Boosts your self-esteem
Kissing is great for self-esteem. It makes you feel appreciated and helps your state of mind.

3. Burns calories
Kissing burns 2-3 calories a minute doubling your metabolic rate. Research claims that the three passionate kisses a day (at least 20 seconds each) will cause you to lose an entire pound!

4. Stress Reliever 
Kissing is a known stress reliever. Passionate kissing relieves tension, reduces negative energy and produces a sense of well being, lowering your cortisol ‘stress’ hormone.

5. Instant Face-lift
Kissing uses 30 facial muscles and it helps keep the facial muscles tight. The tension I the muscles caused by a passionate kiss helps to smooth the skin and increase circulation.

6. Healthier Heart
Kissing the good for the heart. It creates adrenaline, which causes your heart to pump more blood through your body. Frequent kissing has scientifically been proven to stabilize cardiovascular activity, decreases blood pressure and cholesterol.

7. Lower infection rate
Those who kiss quite frequently are less likely to suffer from stomach, bladder and blood infections.

8. Natural Antibiotic
During a kiss natural antibiotics are secreted in the saliva. Also, saliva contains a type of anesthetic that helps relieve pain.

9. Reduces Anxiety
Kissing reduces anxiety and stops the ‘noise’ in your mind. It increases the level of oxytocin, an extremely calming hormone that produces a feeling of peace.

10. Pain Relief
The endorphin’s produced by kissing are 200 times more powerful then morphine. This is why kissing is the drug of choice for most women and committed lovers.

But wait! There is just ONE more…It’s great to reignite the spark in your relationship!

So ladies, pucker up and take the 5-minute challenge! All you have to do is passionately kiss (no pecking allowed) your man or women everyday for 5 minutes for the next week.

I challenge you today! Trust me, it will bring the spark back for BOTH of you. SHARE the challenge and lets get the spice happening together.

Smootch on!

XoXo

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